Haoliang Xu: Statement at the Conclusion of the Sherpa Senior Officials Meeting of the Climate Vulnerable Forum in ManilaNov 11, 2015Statement of Haoliang Xu, UNDP Assistant Administrator and Regional Director for Asia Pacific, at the conclusion of the Climate Vulnerable Forum's Sherpa Senior Officials Meeting held at Kalayaan Hall in Malacanang Palaca, Manila on 11 November 2015.
UN Opening Statement: Sherpa Senior Officers Meeting of the Climate Vulnerable ForumNov 9, 2015UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative Ola Almgren's Opening Statement at the Sherpa Senior Officers Meeting of the Climate Vulnerable Forum held in Manila from 9-11 November 2015.
United Nations at 70: "Strong UN. Better World"Oct 23, 2015
Haoliang Xu: The Future of Development Cooperation in Asia and the PacificOct 5, 2015While we support the achievement of all 17 SDGs, UNDP has decided to especially focus on Goals 1, 10, and 16 -- poverty, inequality and governance.Our job is to support countries to eradicate poverty, and to do that in a way which simultaneously reduces inequality and exclusion, and avoids destruction of the environment. UNDP has been working on this agenda since the MDGs were launched, supporting countries to integrate such plans into their policies and working to strengthen capacity, share knowledge, and support access to finance.
Message, UNDP Country Director Titon Mitra, Opening of "Children at the Crossroads: Mindanao Seen through the Hearts of her Children" Photo ExhibitApr 24, 2015UNDP Philippines Country Director Titon Mitra's message at the opening of the "Children at Crossroads: Mindanao seen through the hearts of her children" Exhibit. The exhibit, which runs from 24-27 April at the SM Aura, features photographs from Jun de Leon, a short film by Tim de Leon, and stories by An Mercado-Alcantara of children in war-torn Mindanao.
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